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Poster: unclejohn52 Date: Jun 23, 2011 3:50pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Grateful Dead song credits

Not to give anyone short shrift - Donna wrote a few songs herself, Brent wrote several, even Mickey and Phil contributed material.

Also - I consider Robert Hunter to be an integral part of the band - the whole trip would have been altogether different without him. By that logic, the majority of their originals were written by band members.

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Poster: user unknown Date: Jun 23, 2011 5:25pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Grateful Dead song credits

According to dead.net there were 12 "official" members of the band...
Jerry Garcia
Bob Weir
Billy Kreutzmann
Phil Lesh
Mickey Hart
Robert Hunter
Ron McKernan
Tom Constanten
Keith Godchaux
Donna Godchaux
Brent Mydland
Vince Welnick
John Perry Barlow

http://www.dead.net/band
click on the individual picture, and on the personal bio page you will find links to "Songs with lyrics by..." and "Songs with music by..."
*but JPB isn't given any writing credits on "his" page???

somebody at dead.net needs to tighten up

the "Songs" section... http://www.dead.net/songs/ ... list all songs performed by the band and gives music and lyric credits for each one of them



This post was modified by user unknown on 2011-06-24 00:25:23